Dr. David Mitten, MD

Dr. David Mitten, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. David Mitten, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.

601 ELMWOOD AVE Box 665

Rochester, NY 14642

Contact Information

(585) 275-5321

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Mitten performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wrist Replacement
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Trigger Finger Release
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Mitten's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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27  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Ctr/UCLA D Geffen School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mitten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mitten's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mitten to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Mitten's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Most amazing doctor. I had a very complicated case. My orthopaedic surgeon looked for a year to find a hand surgeon to take my case and Dr. Mitten agreed to help me. Dr. Mitten accomplished the impossible and I still have use of my hand and can work. When nobody else would consider taking on...more
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Been to Dr Mitten in the past for unrelated conditions... After a nerve conduction study showing moderate carpal tunnel syndrome & a frayed carpal nerve, I was able to get in to see DrM in less than a month and had CT surgery: fast & effective! Stitches come out tomorrow but feel better already....more
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Dr. Mitten repaired a thumb tendon for me years ago and the results were excellent. Recently been receiving shots for a trigger finger issue and thumb bone deterioration issue. Office staff is excellent, appointments you are in and out quickly, great listening doctor and excellent support staff. ...more
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It's been 1 week since my surgery and everything went just as expected. Dr. Mitten and his nurse, Rebecca explained surgery, post surgery issues, etc. it was my first surgery ever and So far it could not have gone any better!
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Surgically put back together my fx rt wrist. Excellent outcome. 2 weeks after first surgery, he was not 100% satisfied, so a 2nd, more extensive surgery done with rod placement. Dr. Mitten is kind, honest, explains everything, great personality. His nurse, Rebecca Grillo followed me throughout,...more
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